Since 2003, the Worldwide Veterinary Service has been at the cutting edge of animal welfare. There is nowhere we won't go if an animal needs our support.
All over the world animals are facing unbelievable hardship and lacking even the most basic level of care.
We don't think this is fair.
Worldwide Veterinary Service works tirelessly across the globe to ensure that no animal goes uncared for.
Whether sending vital aid parcels to thousands of organisations working in the poorest areas, delivering expert veterinary training to raise the standard of care worldwide or mobilising our dedicated vets on the ground, we're committed to animal welfare.
Worldwide Veterinary Service is committed to raising the standard of veterinary care globally. We do this by skillfully training local veterinary professionals and students, along with those from overseas, at our International Training Centres in India and Thailand, and engaging veterinary professionals worldwide through our online platform, the WVS Academy.
We're committed to raising the standard of veterinary care around the world. This ensures that whenever and wherever an animal is in need, a professional vet can provide crucial care.Train with Us
Where do animal welfare charities turn when they urgently need medication but can't afford it? Worldwide Veterinary Service of course! We send hundreds of aid parcels each year to some of the world's most deprived areas - where even basic care is often lacking.Find out more
Worldwide Veterinary Service vets deploy around the world to tackle the worst cases of animal neglect.
As well as delivering one-on-one lifesaving care for individual animals in need, we influence at the highest level of Government to champion animal welfare globally. We tackle the many causes of poor welfare, not just the shocking results.Support Us
Through the Worldwide Veterinary Service, hundreds of volunteers - vets, vet nurses and those with a love of animals - have supported animal welfare projects around the globe.
We ensure these devoted volunteers can go where the need is greatest and where their impact will be felt by the animals, and local communities, for years to come.Volunteer with us
Rabies is a deadly zoonotic disease that continues to cause untold pain and devastation for people and animals around the world. Through our project, Mission Rabies, we are putting a stop to the suffering by delivering large-scale canine rabies vaccination projects and education campaigns in rabies hotspots.Find out more
Luke qualified as a vet in 1999 from Bristol University. Having completed a clinical scholarship in large animal medicine and surgery at Cambridge University, Luke's focused objective is to help as many animals as possible in his career.
As well as being CEO of WVS, spearheading new initiatives and overseeing our key projects, Luke is also the founding CEO of our sister charity Mission Rabies and Practice Principal of Pilgrims Veterinary Practice in the New Forest.
Luke has won several awards for his international veterinary work, starred in Vet Adventures on Sky and Discovery, has published a couple of books and regularly lectures internationally on animal welfare. Outside of work, Luke enjoys his family, contact sports and writing.Read more about Luke's adventures
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